Jacqui Thewless

Freshman - 644 Points (November,1955 / Manchester, UK)

Jacqui Thewless Poems

161. The Fader Of Heven, By P. Maxwell Davis. (For Betty) 6/20/2013
162. Midwinter 9/27/2009
163. A Good Poet Is Also A Weaver 3/3/2013
164. For Troy Anthony Davis 2 9/22/2011
165. Harvest I 10/5/2010
166. Apocalypse 9/9/2009
167. Scottish Sonnet: Grangemouth (For Betty) 10/25/2013
168. Autumn 10/26/2010
169. 9 Haiku For My Kids 6/6/2014
170. For The Girl In The Shelter 7/3/2009
171. Strange Thoughts, Tonight. 7/30/2009
172. Blessing For Your Heart 9/23/2009
173. Christmas Candelabra 9/15/2009
174. Fireworks 7/5/2009
175. Dylan T. 9/1/2009
176. Damselfly 9/5/2009
177. Et Tu 7/4/2009

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  • Jacqui Thewless Jacqui Thewless (9/22/2011 11:21:00 AM)


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  • Mae Catherine Godhigh (9/22/2011 9:54:00 AM)

    Jacqui, soul-stirring and powerful. Thanks for keeping his humanity alive.

Best Poem of Jacqui Thewless

Et Tu

Love’s loss is
There will be no recovery
of the thing that is lost –
whatever shall I call it? –
something prime, key, critical,

In feeling this
I’m not alone.
Millions of people every moment every day -
old wo/men, children, teens, our mothers, fathers, friends -
have this invisible
enclosure ripped away.

only has short use, now. We should expect it
to flick out,
the instantaneous blast
to rip our homes apart, the after-shock
to break our hearts,
the loss of what makes him, him,
or you, you ...

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Poem For Jimmy

Gone is the Garden, O!
and all her loveliness brought down in one wee blink of time:
seed-harvest to the four wide widths of space blown freely;
the great Ash uprooted and a cavernous ground.
After the outpouring dark sky’s lashing
and this year’s winds, unleashed,
there is nothing left of flowering fields
and the green has given up its ghost.

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